Items tagged with tiered billing

Verizon's Chief Technology Officer Dick Lynch says wireless companies will eventually have to change how they bill customers. More specifically, Lynch is talking about charging customers based on the amount of bandwidth they use. According to the Wall Street Journal, Lynch recently said current flat fee data plans with unlimited Internet access encourage overuse of wireless networks by a small number of bandwidth hogs. Although wireless carriers should be able to handle the increasing demand for Internet usage over the next few years by simply upgrading to the next generation of wireless technology,... Read more...